It seems to Lexie King that she has a target on her back--or a sign on her forehead that says 'Abuse Me.'
Lexie's parents died in a car crash when she was too young to remember, and Aunt Jess refuses to believe that her live-in lover, Phillip could be molesting Lexie.
An ugly mutt named Candy -- a cross between a boxer and a standard poodle -- is Lexie's only friend in the world.
She sometimes thinks about ending her life, but revenge would be so much sweeter.
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